Find one (or more) of our classes to elevate or start a small business

Jul
29
Wed
2020
Facebook/Instagram: Getting started and building an audience
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Facebook/Instagram: Getting started and building an audience
Facebook/Instagram: Getting starting and building an audience

Wondering how to get started with Facebook or Instagram? Or you’ve been on one or both of these social media platforms but not seeing any results?

In this class we will cover the key components of making sure your profile is complete including reviewing if you are on the correct template for your business. We will do a quick walk through of the key fields. It is intended to be a hands on class that will get you started on both these platforms. This will include what types of posts work on each platform.

Aug
5
Wed
2020
Building a Highly Profitable Business: Value Proposition
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Building a Highly Profitable Business: Value Proposition
This webinar will uncover this secret sauce for building an extraordinary business with margin, profitability, and sustainability.

Building a Highly Profitable Business: Value Proposition

While so many businesses are struggling to survive, some are thriving. While many are unremarkable with many easy substitutes… few are memorable and exceptional. The key to building an exceptional, highly profitable business is all in the Value Proposition. This webinar will uncover this secret sauce for building an extraordinary business with margin, profitability, and sustainability.

Aug
11
Tue
2020
You Have a Website Now What
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
You Have a Website Now What
Do you know who your best customer is? How do you structure your website so your target customer finds you?

Do you know who your best customer is? How do you structure your website so your target customer finds you? SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is the active practice of optimizing a web site by improving internal and external aspects to increase the traffic your website receives from search engines. Optimizing a web site for search engines can require looking at so many unique elements. In this class, you will learn some essential SEO tips and tricks to get started down an optimistic web presence path.

Aug
13
Thu
2020
LinkedIn: Getting starting and building an audience
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
LinkedIn: Getting starting and building an audience
In this class, we will cover why Linkedin and what it can do for your business.

Are you in a professional field? Do people keep asking you if you have a Linkedin profile but you don’t know why you should have one? In this class, we will cover why Linkedin and what it can do for your business.Tailored to people starting out with LinkedIn, this workshop will cover how to manage your profiles for both professional or business use. This is a hands-on workshop for those who are at a beginner to intermediate level with Linkedin.

Aug
20
Thu
2020
Financial Management for Business Success: Profit & Loss Statements
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Financial Management for Business Success: Profit & Loss Statements
Business Management is a numbers game and to play the game smart you need to know how to work with the numbers.

Businesses don’t become profitable just through hard work. You have to work smart also. Business Management is a numbers game and to play the game smart you need to know how to work with the numbers. In this SBDC Webinar you will learn what a Profit & Loss Statement is, how to read the P & L Statement, and most importantly how to mange you business with the P & L Statement to meet your goals. No topic in business management is more important than financial management…..don’t miss it!

Aug
26
Wed
2020
Hiring and Retaining Talent
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Hiring and Retaining Talent
Hiring and Retaining Talent

Are you struggling to attract good employees? Do you struggle keeping excellent employees?

To thrive, your business needs to be able to attract, hire and retain talent. This webinar will discuss these topics and give you some best practices to help overcome these obstacles.

Sep
3
Thu
2020
Financial Management for Business Success: Budgets, Break-even, & Cash Flow
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Financial Management for Business Success: Budgets, Break-even, & Cash Flow
You will learn how to construct an annual Budget and use that Budget to expertly manage your business to meet monthly goals.

Businesses don’t become profitable just through hard work. You have to work smart also. Business Management is a numbers game and to play the game smart you need to know how to work with the numbers. In this SBDC Webinar you will learn how to construct an annual Budget and use that Budget to expertly manage your business to meet monthly performance goals. You will learn how to calculate the Break-even Sales point of your business and use this number to make smart business decisions. Finally, you will introduced to the concept of Cash Flow, Cash Flow Management, and how to use Cash Flow Management to keep your business cash-flow healthy. No topic in business management is more important than financial management…..don’t miss it!

Sep
9
Wed
2020
Are You Really Ready to Start a Business?
Sep 9 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Are You Really Ready to Start a Business?
Join with us for a basic overview on what it takes to be a business owner and to talk through some of these tough questions.

Starting a new business is often overwhelming! You no doubt have many questions including what to do first and how can I ensure my business is a success? Join with us for a basic overview on what it takes to be a business owner and to talk through some of these tough questions.

Nov
4
Wed
2020
Utilizing Profit & Loss Statements for Business Success
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Utilizing Profit & Loss Statements for Business Success
Business Financial Management is a numbers game, so to manage the business you have to know how to work the numbers.

It takes more than hard work to run a successful business. You have to work smart also. Business Financial Management is a numbers game, so to manage the business you have to know how to work the numbers. Your Profit & Loss Statement is your go-to source for effective business management. In this webinar you will learn how to interpret business performance via the Profit & Loss Statement, Prepare Annual Budgets, and use Budgets and Profit & Loss statements to access business performance and take actions to reach your goals.

Register HERE (or click the Green Ticket button above)

Dec
2
Wed
2020
Maximize Profitability with Innovative Product & Service Pricing
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Maximize Profitability with Innovative Product & Service Pricing

This presentation from an expert in the field will include topics such as:

  • Adapting products and services to be more profitable
  • How can I better serve my customers?
  • How should I price my products and services?

In this webinar for B2C, we will discuss some of the marketing and pricing methodologies to maximize the profitability of products.

Innovative companies like Apple, Garmin, Polaris, and Kraft Foods Group thrive on releasing a continuous stream of innovative products into the B2C [Business-to-Consumer] Channel. In this webinar, we will discuss some of the marketing and pricing methodologies they use to maximize the profitability of their products; methodologies in which small businesses can readily adapt to their innovative products and services so that they maximize their profitability also. Foods, fashion, niche publishing, seasonal products, arts & crafts, electronics, legal services, business services are just some of the businesses where innovation provides consumers with new purchasing choices.

This will be presented via Zoom and there will be no recording shared after. This is a Live Training and you must be present.

Presented by: Warren Mueller, business coach –North Idaho Small Business Development Center

Warren Mueller is in his 5th year as an SBDC Business Coach. He spent 25 years in international business development in the defense contracting and specialty chemical industries. He is also a consultant in Strategic Pricing and Pricing Management. In 2014 he published a book on Strategic Planning for small businesses and non-profits.

North Idaho Small Business Development Center – North Idaho Small Business Development Center provides one-on-one, professional business coaching that helps small-business owners accelerate their businesses success. We offer the tools, resources, expertise, and peace of mind to help you feel confident and supported in taking your business to the next level, no matter where you are in the process. Best of all, our coaching services come at no cost to you because we’re funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Idaho, and North Idaho College all of who want to see businesses like yours succeed. Our Website

Hosted by: North Idaho College

Disclaimers: *The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided to registrants are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. No registrant should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this webinar without obtaining proper financial, legal, or other professional advice specific to their situation. The North Idaho Small Business Development Center, and its host, North Idaho College, specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the information presented in this webinar.

By registering for this webinar you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accept and agree to the above disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the North Idaho Small Business Development Center or it’s host, North Idaho College, be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.

Register: HERE or use the Ticket button above